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I’m desperately struggling not to rush out and buy little boxes and ornaments and general fripperies for my Knit-Room. I need to build the furniture and start putting all the stuff away, decide what I need ( and have room for), THEN go shopping…Probably with Ben holding my credit card to prevent bankruptcy. But, but…… [...]
I have been very jealous since “Project ManCave”. Project ManCave was where we took a nasty, grubby little bedroom full of boxes of Ben’s toys and general Geekery… From Knit-Room …redecorated, replaced the carpet (due to a leaking radiator incident)… From Knit-Room and created the perfect Gaming Geek room with shelving for games and a [...]
I’ve finished Ben’s Second Chance Hat.. See here for the reason for that name! I made particularly quick progress returning from Bristol on the train – for all the wrong reasons…. Happily head down and knitting – I looked up and didn’t recognise the next station… “This train is going to London Paddington isn’t it?” [...]
I’m weak. I admit it. I struggle with my well documented Cracksilk Haze addiction … When I did my Kidsilk Haze workshop, Sarah Hazell, the tutor, mentioned to me that there was an unreleased shade of KSH available for Jannettes Rare Yarns… I was good and didn’t rush home and buy it…. Unfortunately, the exact [...]
I took a whole day off work last week, met up with 4 of the Guilty Knitters (Hello to Mel, Judie, Glaucia and Jeni ) and had a great day out at the Alexandra Palace Knitting and Stitching Show. (Or Ally Pally to anyone from this corner of the Globe) We battled against signal failures [...]
Yarns firmly under control, I was whizzing along with Flag and getting through the rows on the chart very quickly – too quickly – alarmingly quickly….. Bugger! I had managed to misread this very large, clear instruction at the top of the chart (I’m doing size “S”)… From Flag I read one square as “4 [...]